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The Teammates

A Portrait of Friendship

The Teammates( )
Author: Halberstam, David
Donovan, Tate
ISBN:978-1-4013-9749-4
Publication Date:May 2003
Publisher:Hyperion Press
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $31.98
Book Description:

As baseball legend Ted Williams lay dying in Florida, his old Boston Red Sox teammates Johnny Pesky and Dom DiMaggio piled into a car and drove 1,300 miles to see their friend. Another member of the close-knit group, Bobby Doerr, remained in Oregon to tend to his wife who had suffered a stroke. Besides providing a poignant travelogue of the elderly Pesky and DiMaggio's trip, David Halberstam's The Teammates goes back in time to profile the men as young ballplayers. Although it is...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.11 x 5.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:0.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Halberstam, David (Author)
David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean.

Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.

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